Proposal Manager 3 (Redondo Beach, CA, Chandler, AZ Or Colorado Springs, CO)

Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach , CA 90277

Posted 1 week ago

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Proposal Manager 3 for our California Proposal Operations organization. Our Proposal Managers lead proposal teams across the sector to ensure successful, compliant, and on time proposal submissions. The proposals we support include top sector priority wins.

The candidate may work in any of the following Northrop Grumman sites:

  • Redondo Beach, CA
  • Chandler, AZ
  • Colorado Springs, CO

We are seeking an experienced Proposal Manager with the experience, vision and people skills to execute highly effective proposal efforts with a multifaceted team of proposal participants. Must be willing and able to travel, as needed (up to 25%)

The Proposal Manager develops, plans, schedules, and leads proposal execution. They define RFP assignments and proposal deliverables to ensure comprehensive flow-down of customer proposal requirements to responsible authors. They lead internal proposal quality reviews to ensure the proposal team is on-track to deliver a winning proposal. The Proposal Manager ensures proposal compliance to RFP and configuration control of proposal baseline documents/information. They conduct ongoing risk management addressing volatility in proposal requirements, deadlines, and our offering.

The Proposal Manager manages development of proposal deliverables, proposal reviews, final proposal production, and on-time delivery to the customer. They provide decision authority for the proposal volumes delivered to the customer. The selected candidate will be responsible for proposal planning during the pre-proposal phase, and cost-effective execution of the plan through proposal submission.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 7 years' proposal experience for U.S. Government customers

  • 4 years' experience in a proposal manager role

  • Experience managing a competitive proposal of $25M in value or greater

  • Experience training, leading, and directing activities of proposal team members through execution of a formal proposal process

  • Knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Government's competitive acquisition process including federal procurement regulations (FAR/DFAR)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active security clearance (DoD Secret, Top Secret, SCI)

  • Experience managing a competitive proposal of $50M in value or greater

  • Experience managing aerospace and/or space systems proposals

  • Experience leading large teams of people

  • Ability to manage geographically disparate teams

  • Proficiency in SharePoint

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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